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JSPL clinches AMITY T20 Cricket Trophy


ANGUL, NOV 21, 2021

The AMITY Cup inter industry T20 cricket tournament came to an end with a stunning final today with Team JSPL clinching the championship title.

In the final played at Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) sports ground in Jindal Nagar Township here today, JSPL beat SPCB by four wickets to win the AMITY Cup.

Electing to bat first, SPCB scored 133 for the loss of 7 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. Chasing 134 runs for victory, team JSPL exhibited a splendid performance and reached the target in 19.2 overs.

Rahul Aneppu of JSPL was adjudged “Man of the Match” and “Man of the Tournament”, “Best Bowler” and also the “Best Batsman” of the tournament for his superb all round performance with both bat and ball. He scored 29 runs and took 2 wickets in the final; and made 103 runs and grabbed 8 wickets in the tournament.

Rajesh Pradhan and Dipti Ranjan of SPCB were adjudged “Best Wicketkeeper” and “Best Fielder” of the tournament, respectively.  

The “Most Disciplined Team of the Tournament” award went to Team JITPL.

All the winners, runner-ups and players were awarded with trophies.

SEE of SPCB Santosh Kumar Panda and Sitikanta Sahoo; RO-Angul Zone Anup Kumar Mallick; JSPL’s Angul location head Hridayeswar Jha; EMD Head of Tata Steel Saroj Banerjee; JSPL’s ED Iron Zone Damodar Mittal were among the dignitaries present  during the spectacular final match.

Six leading industrial teams of Angul district participated in the four-day tournament with their best players and enthralled the spectators with their sporting skills.      

Odisha Cricket Association panel umpires Jayakrushna Rout, Mahesh Kumar Munshi and Tapas Mohanty officiated the matches.

Both the Captains Sitikanta Sahoo of SPCB and Debendra Sahoo of JSPL thanked the organizers for organizing such a beautiful sporting event.

The next edition of the AMITY Cup will be held at TATA Steel Meramundali.

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